Board of Directors

Uplift Center for Grieving Children’s Board of Directors help guide the organization’s strategic path. Committed to Uplift’s mission, Directors dedicate their time and expertise to ensure a healthy future for the organization.

Kristine Derewicz


Ardmore, PA

Eryn Santamoor

Vice Chair

Management Consultant

Duane Lacsamana


VP, Senior Relationship Manager
Wells Fargo Business Banking
Philadelphia, PA

Brigitte Addimando

Managing Partner
Raven Point Consulting
Philadelphia, PA

Janice Block, MSS, EdM, LCSW

Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Jenkintown, PA

Steven Bohner

Senior VP, Finance CFO
Amerihealth Caritas
Garnet Valley, PA

Barbara Chance

CHANCE Management Advisors, Inc.
Philadelphia, PA

R. Ryan Conner

Tactix Real Estate Advisors
Philadelphia, PA

Steven Doherty

Board Member Emeritus

Senior Vice President
Malvern, PA

David B. Lafferty

Wescott Financial Advisory Group
Berwyn, PA

Tiffany Weber

Executive Search Consultant
Isaacson, Miller
Philadelphia, PA

Thomas G. Whitworth

NorthMarq Advisors, LLC
Ocean City, NJ

Advisory Board

Thomas Ayala

Mark Duffy

Suzy Furr

Robin Gearty

Mary Ann Hood

Stephanie James

Sam Kucia

Robert Mahon

Joseph F. Mullen

Yvette Núñez

Bahar Shariati

Howard Treatman, Esq.

Young Professionals Board

Uplift's Young Professionals Board (YPB) is made up of the next generation of leaders and doers. YPB members use their experience and connections to move our mission forward.